Opinion: Reconsider finals policy for seniors

For the class of 2017, May 1 was the day dreams are made of: the last day of school for seniors. Civic Memorial seniors typically get out about a week ahead of graduation. However, May 1 didn’t mark the end of this chapter for all members of the class of 2017. Some have to report back May 2 and 3 because of the f word: Finals. The credentials...

  • Nurse Karen retires

    Nurse Karen retires

    Lydia Peal

    April 20, 2017

    From sick kids, to needles, to Band-Aids and more, Nurse Karen always has CM students covered. For nineteen years, Karen Martin has worked diligently each and every day to make sure that the students and staff are kept safe and in perfect health. But when school starts next year, CM will see a new face...

    Nurse Karen Martin

  • Beauty and the Beast? Breathtaking

    Beauty and the Beast? Breathtaking

    Rachel Stilwell, Editor

    April 6, 2017

    In 1991, children all over the world fell in love with the story of Belle and her Beast, leaving a mark on the hearts of many. The songs were catchy, the story was fun and pulled at the heartstrings. It was a profound movie of the early nineties, continuing Disney’s success of musical animated films...

  • Special Olympics a success

    Special Olympics a success

    Alex Huang, Staff writer

    April 6, 2017

    A chill in the air and a brisk wind could not dampen the spirits of the students, parents, teachers, and friends who gathered at Hauser Field last Saturday to cheer on the athletes competing in the Special Olympics. The event, the first to be held in Bethalto, was organized by special education teacher...

    Students and volunteers prepare for Bocce ball at the football field.

  • When “A” stands for adequate

    When “A” stands for adequate

    Rachel Stilwell, Lydia Peal, Josie Johnson, and Khristina Raglin, Staff Writers

    February 24, 2017

    “A” is supposed to stand for excellence, and parents and students love to see those on a report card. But what does that “A” really mean in terms of student performance? For first quarter of the 2016-17 school year at Civic Memorial High School, 228 students out of a student body of 757...

Space concerns prompt trait changes

Space concerns prompt trait changes

Josie Johnson and Eaglet Staff, Staff Writers

Senior traits are something many soon-to-be graduates look forward to seeing in their yearbooks. But the 2017 yearbook will not feature certain traits that have been included...

February 14, 20171 Comment

Senior traits revealed

Senior traits revealed

January 26, 2017

Students go beyond classroom with blogs

Students go beyond classroom with blogs

January 13, 2017

Cinderella hits CM

Cinderella hits CM

December 20, 2016

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Boys’ soccer starts strong

Boys’ soccer starts strong

Josie Johnson, Staff Writer

The CM Boys’ soccer team is off to a strong start this season with a 2-1 win against Mascoutah in the Metro Cup Championship. Junior Max McCune said the team has improved...

September 7, 2016No Comments

Troeckler hits 1,000 points

Troeckler hits 1,000 points

February 11, 2015

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